Tickets go on sale tomorrow for the return next year of Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, billed as “the non-stop throwback party”.
What started out as the bedroom project of jazz pianist Scott Bradlee,re-imagining current rock, pop and RnB hits in vintage music styles, quickly won a huge online following.
So far, the US group’s vintage-pop mash-ups have racked up more than 811 million YouTube views and turned their rotating roster of top-class session musicians into the limelight and on to sold-out worldwide tours.
Scott Bradlee’s choice of material ranges from the 1980s hard rock of Guns N’ Roses to hits as recent as Taylor Swift’s controversial Look What You Made Me Do. They’re rendered by musicians and singers in fashions that date from a time of street corner harmonies and torch singers, blues belters and golden-voiced crooners.
Their 1950s doo-wop version of Miley Cyrus song We Can’t Stop, has garnered more than 19.5 million views and was named one of the nine best viral cover videos of 2015 by People magazine.
Since first arriving on UK shores in early 2014, Postmodern Jukebox have added more shows each time they visit, bringing their unique spin on modern pop hits and retro pop stylings.
A show in March at Sheffield City Hall was a big hit, combining the stylish music with laughs, creative staging and amazing dancers.
The tour was followed by Postmodern Jukebox releasing their major UK label debut album The Essentials earlier this year.
Their next appearance moves to the O2 Academy on February 23. Tickets go on sale tomorrow at 9am via www.gigsandtours.com / www.ticketmaster.co.uk and www.pmjtour.com.